Elevating you Horizons
Welcome to the Irish-Korea Professionals Network (IKPN), where the spirit of collaboration meets the strength of community. Our network thrives on fostering meaningful connections between Irish professionals, Koreans and those connected to us. Join us as we unite diverse talents, share resources, and create a dynamic space for growth and success in the heart of the Korean professional landscape.
At the IKPN, our mission is to create a vibrant platform that facilitates cross-cultural business synergy, fostering a dynamic exchange of ideas and opportunities between the Irish and Korean communities. Our vision is to be the catalyst for collaborative growth, promoting innovation and sustainable success in the ever-evolving global business landscape
Discover the IKPN's advantage through networking opportunities, collaborative initiatives, events and activities and shared resources that empower our community to thrive in their ventures. As part of our community, you gain access to a supportive network where knowledge, skills, and experiences converge, driving collective success in the Irish-Korean business sphere.
Explore a diverse calendar of events and activities at IKPN, designed to cultivate meaningful connections and professional development. From networking mixers and industry seminars to collaborative projects, our engaging initiatives create a vibrant ecosystem for the community to connect and learnin the dynamic landscape of Irish-Korean business relations
Diplomatic Relations: Korea and Ireland have diplomatic relations and maintain embassies in each other's countries. The two countries have signed agreements in various areas, including trade, education, and culture.
Education: There is a growing number of Korean students studying in Ireland, particularly in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Irish universities and institutes of technology have established partnerships and exchange programs with Korean universities.
Business: There is a growing trade relationship between Korea and Ireland, with a number of Irish companies exporting products to Korea. Korean companies also have a presence in Ireland, particularly in the technology and electronics sectors.
Tourism: Korean tourists are increasingly visiting Ireland, attracted by the country's natural beauty, history, and culture. In recent years, the Irish government has been actively promoting Ireland as a tourist destination in Korea.
Entertainment: Korean popular culture, particularly K-pop and K-dramas, has become popular in Ireland and around the world. Korean entertainment companies have held concerts and events in Ireland, and there is a growing community of fans of Korean music and culture in the country.
Bridging Ireland and Korea for Endless Possibilities
A unique charm - Ours is a land of constant surprise, where town meets country in a landscape of ancient beauty.
Whether you live life in the fast lane or take the road less travelled, here you’ll find breath-taking landscapes and the world’s warmest welcome.
Whenever or wherever you visit, you’ll make memories that will last a lifetime.
What is Ireland like? - People first settled in Ireland 9000 years ago, and you can find remnants of the past, from stone age ruins to crumbling castles to medieval streets, all over the country.
Symbols of modern Ireland include the two vibrant cities of Dublin and Belfast, unique towns and villages, and above all, the cozy pub full of friendly locals.
Visitors to Ireland will appreciate the charm of traditional instruments, lush valleys and the rugged Atlantic coastline. Come and experience the charm of Ireland for yourself.
Friendly people: Ireland is known for its welcoming and friendly people, which makes it a popular destination for tourists.
Rich cultural heritage: Ireland has a unique and rich cultural heritage that includes music, dance, literature, and folklore. Irish culture has influenced many other countries around the world.
Beautiful scenery: Ireland's natural beauty is breathtaking, with rolling hills, rugged coastlines, and stunning landscapes.
High quality of life: Ireland is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the world, with a high standard of living, excellent healthcare, and a strong economy.
Vibrant cities: Ireland's cities are vibrant and bustling, with a rich history, great food, and lively nightlife.
Educational opportunities: Ireland is home to some of the world's best universities, offering world-class education to students from around the world.
Strong community spirit: Ireland has a strong sense of community, with many events and festivals throughout the year that bring people together.